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Carlos Lopez-Cantera Carlos Lopez-Cantera was Sworn In as Florida’s 19th Lieutenant Governor. (Source: Brandon Larrabee, News Service of Florida)

Lopez-Cantera Becomes Florida’s New Lt. Governor

Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera was officially sworn in Monday morning, becoming the 19th lieutenant governor in Florida’s history and the first Latino to hold that position.

CBS Miami–02/03/2014

Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Lopez-Cantera To Be Sworn In Monday As Lt. Governor

Former Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera will be sworn in as lieutenant governor on Monday.

02/02/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Taps Lopez-Cantera As Lt. Governor, Announces More DCF Funding

Ten months after Jennifer Carroll left the job, Gov. Rick Scott has finally selected a replacement lieutenant governor who will also run with him for re-election in November.

CBS4–01/14/2014

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Suit Filed To Force Scott To Pick Lt. Governor

A lawsuit has been filed by a Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist to try and force Governor Rick Scott to select a lieutenant governor.

CBS Miami–01/06/2014

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5 Months Later, Florida Still Without A Lt. Governor

You may not know it, but the state of Florida has been without a number two in the state government for the last five months.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll during a press conference onNovember 4, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Lt. Governor Resigns

Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll resigned effective immediately as a gambling investigation into a non-profit she once worked with yielded multiple arrests Tuesday.

CBS Miami–03/13/2013

Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll  (CBS4)

Fla. Lt. Gov. Apologizes For Remark About Lesbians

Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sent a letter of apology to a gay rights group for offending lesbians when she said black women who engage in those relationships don’t look like her.

CBS4–07/27/2012